Program Accreditation

Learn more about third-party accreditation of UW-Stout and our academic programs.
In this Section
AASECT accreditation logo

 

American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT)

 

www.aasect.org

Sex Therapy Certificate

Scope of Accreditation: Sex Therapy Certificate
UW-Stout Contact: Maria Alm, Dean
Schedule of Visitation: 2 years
First Accredited: 2015
Most Recent Report: 2021
Next Scheduled Reaccreditation Application: 2023
Report Available From: CAHS Dean's Office

ABET Computing Accreditation Commission logo

 

ABET: Computing Accreditation Commission

 

www.abet.org/

B.S. Computer Science

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Computer Science (Game Design Development Concentration)
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 2012
Most Recent Report: 2019
Next Scheduled Visit: 2025-2026
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

ABET Engineering Accreditation Commission logo

 

ABET: Engineering Accreditation Commission

 

www.abet.org/

B.S. Computer & Electrical Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Computer & Electrical Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: 2022
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Manufacturing Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Manufacturing Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 1997
Most Recent Visit: 2022
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Mechanical Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Mechanical Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 2017
Most Recent Visit: 2022
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Plastics Engineering

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Plastics Engineering
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: 2022
Next Scheduled Visit: 2022-23
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

ABET Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission logo

 

ABET: Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission

 

www.abet.org/

B.S. Engineering Technology

Scope of Accreditation: B.S. Engineering Technology
UW-Stout Contact: Dean Daniel Freedman
First Accredited: 2012
Most Recent Report: 2019
Next Scheduled Visit: 2025-2026
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

ACBSP accreditation logo

 

Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

 

www.acbsp.org

Various Degrees

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Business Administration, B.S. Management, B.S. Supply Chain Management, and M.S. Operations & Supply Management
UW-Stout Contact: David Ding
Schedule of Review: Quality assurance report every two years; reaffirmation every 10 years
Most Recent Review: Reaffirmation 2023
Reaffirmation: 2033
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2023
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

ACEND accreditation logo

 

Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

 

www.eatrightpro.org/acend

B.S. Dietetics and Dietetic Internship

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Dietetics; Dietetic Internship
UW-Stout Contact: Karen Ostenso, B.S. Dietetics; Kerry Peterson, Dietetic Internship
Schedule of Visitation: 10 years
Most Recent Visit: 2017 for B.S. Dietetics; 2017 for Dietetic Internship
Next Scheduled Visit: 2024
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2016
Report Available From: Provost's Office

ACPHA accreditation logo

 

Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration (ACPHA)

 

www.acpha-cahm.org

B.S. Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Hotel, Restaurant & Tourism Management
UW-Stout Contact: Jay Jones
Schedule of Visitation: 7 years
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Visit: Summer 2019
Next Scheduled Visit: Summer 2025
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2019

ACCE accreditation logo

 

American Council for Construction Education (ACCE)

 

www.acce-hq.org

B.S. Construction

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Construction
UW-Stout Contact: Kevin Wilkinson
Schedule of Visitation: 6 years
First Accredited: 1994
Most Recent Visit: 2020
Next Scheduled Visit: 2027
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2020
Report Available From: Provost's Office

COAMF accreditation logo

 

Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE)

 

www.coamfte.org

M.S. Marriage & Family Therapy

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. Marriage & Family Therapy
UW-Stout Contact: Heather Hessel
Schedule of Visitation: 7 years
First Accredited: 1977
Most Recent Visit: 2022
Next Scheduled Visit: 2029
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2021
Report Available From: Heather Hessel, CRHS Department

CACREP accreditation logo

 

Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP)

 

www.cacrep.org

M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S. Clinical Mental Health Counseling
UW-Stout Contact: John Klem
First Accredited: 2011
Most Recent Approval: January 2022
Next Scheduled Review: January 2024
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Fall 2021
Report Available From: John Klem

CIDA accreditation logo

 

Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA)

 

www.accredit-id.org

B.F.A. Interior Design

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.F.A. Interior Design
UW-Stout Contact: Shelley Pecha
Schedule of Visitation: 6 years
Most Recent Visit: 2019
Next Scheduled Visit: 2025
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2012
Report Available From: School of Art & Design

DPI accreditation logo

 

Department of Public Instruction (DPI)

 

http://dpi.wi.gov

Professional Education Programs

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: All professional education programs (B.S. Art Education, Career and Technical Education Coordinator, B.S. Early Childhood Education, B.S. Family & Consumer Sciences Education (CI and on-campus), B.S. Marketing & Business Education (CI and on-campus), Mathematics Education, Reading Specialist, Reading Teacher, M.S. School Counseling, M.S. Ed. & Ed.S. School Psychology, B.S. Special Education (CI and on-campus), B.S. Technology Education (CI and on-campus))

UW-Stout Contact: Deanna Schultz, Associate Dean
Schedule of Visitation: 1 year
First Accredited: 1917
Most Recent Review: 2022
Next Scheduled Review: 2023
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2022
Report Available From: Heather Klanderman, School of Education Licensure Specialist

HLC accreditation logo

 

Higher Learning Commission (HLC)

 

www.hlcommission.org

Institution (UW-Stout)

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Institutional (UW-Stout)
UW-Stout Contact: Meridith Wentz
Schedule of Visitation: 10-year approval cycle 
Most Recent Visit: 2016 
First Accredited: 1928
Next Scheduled Visit: 2025-26 
Most Recent Assurance Report: 2016 
Report Available From: Provost's Office or campus website

 

IFT accreditation logo

 

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

 

www.ift.org

B.S. Food Science & Technology

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Food Science & Technology
UW-Stout Contact: Taejo Kim, Eun Joo Lee
First Accredited: 2014
Most Recent Self-Study Report: Application for accreditation 2019-20
Annual Assessment Report required: Due each October 1
Five year re-approval application: August 31, 2025

NAEYC accreditation logo

 

National Association of the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

 

www.naeyc.org

Child & Family Study Center

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Child & Family Study Center, School of Education
UW-Stout Contact: Allison Feller, Child & Family Study Center
Schedule of Review: Annual report, 5-year renewal
First Accredited: 2004
Most Recent Report: 2021
Next Scheduled Review: 2024
Report Available From: Allison Feller, Child & Family Study Center

NASAD accreditation logo

 

National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD)

 

http://nasad.arts-accredit.org

Stout NASAD Profile

Various Degrees

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.F.A. Interior Design, B.F.A. Industrial Design, B.F.A. Game Design & Development - Art, B.F.A. Graphic Design & Interactive Media, B.F.A. Studio Art, B.S. Art Education, M.F.A. Design
UW-Stout Contact: Dave Beck
Schedule of Visitation: 10 years
Most Recent Visit: 2018
Next Scheduled Visit: 2027-28
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2018
Report Available From: School of Art & Design

NASP accreditation logo

 

National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

 

www.nasponline.org

MS.Ed. & Ed.S. School Psychology

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: M.S.Ed. & Ed.S. School Psychology
UW-Stout Contact: Christine Peterson
Schedule of Review: 2-7 years, depending on approval status
Most Recent Review: 2020
Next Scheduled Review: 2027
Most Recent Self-Study Report: 2020
Report Available From: Christine Peterson, Program Director

NCFR accreditation logo

 

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

 

www.ncfr.org

B.S. Human Development & Family Studies

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: B.S. Human Development & Family Studies, provisionally certified family life educator
UW-Stout Contact: Bethanne Shriner
Schedule of Review: 5 years
Approval: 2012
Next Scheduled Review: 2027
Most Recent Review: 2022
Report Available From: Bethanne Shriner

Logos for the National Security Agency and the National Centers for Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity

 

National Security Agency (NSA)

 

www.nsa.gov

Institutional

Scope of Designation: (Institutional) UW-Stout is designated as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity for Cyber Defense (NCAE-CD)
UW-Stout Contact: Holly Yuan
Schedule of Designation: 5 years
Most Recent Application: 2023
Next Scheduled Re-Application: 2028
Most Recent CAE Report: 2023
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

B.S. Computer Networking & Information Technology

Scope of Designation: B.S. Computer Networking & Information Technology program is designated a National Center of Academic Excellence (CAE) Program of Study
UW-Stout Contact: Holly Yuan
Schedule of Designation: 5 years
Most Recent Application: 2023
Next Scheduled Re-Application: 2028
Most Recent CAE Report: 2023
Report Available From: CSTEMM Dean's Office

USDLA logo

 

United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)

 

www.usdla.org

Distance Learning Offerings

Scope of Accreditation or Certification: Distance learning offerings
UW-Stout Contact: Beth Hein, Educational Pathways & Outreach
Schedule of Visitation: 5 years 
Most Recent Visit: 2019 
First Accredited: 2014
Next Scheduled Visit: 2024
Report Available From: Stout Online